Wit & Wisdom: Monologues of Ruth Draper
By Ruth Draper
Directed by Catie O'Donnell
Just in case you missed it at the Overture Center in October 2018, Wit & Wisdom: Monologues of Ruth Draper, is back at it. This time at Fort Atkinson's one of kind venue, Cafe Carpe, 7:30 PM, Saturday, February 16, 2019.
Ruth Draper (1884-1956) was a solo performer long before it was cool. She literally performed before the crowned heads of Europe (Queen Mary and King George V) and counted Laurence Olivier and George Bernard Shaw among her fans. Agatha Christie modeled two characters after her – and Lilly Tomlin and Tom Waits both cite her as a major influence.
The monologues selected for Wit & Wisdom showcase Draper’s evergreen understanding of the human experience and her wicked sense of humor, administered with a kindly touch. Join 8 remarkable female actors as they present their interpretations of Ruth Draper's inimitable characters.
Produced by TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater at Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water Street W.; Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Performances: February 16, 2019
Saturday, February 16, 7:30 PM
Ticket Prices: $15.00
Call 920-563-9391 for reservations or more information.